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    Ben Affleck Knows His Way Around the 'Town'

    If anyone had doubts about that last statement after Ben Affleck's directorial debut, "Gone Baby Gone," they disappeared with the September release of the taut, original thriller "The Town."

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    From 'Hedwig' to 'Rabbit Hole'

    John Cameron Mitchell, the actor/director behind the campy rock 'n' roll musical-turned-feature "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and the sexually laced ensemble drama "Shortbus," goes a new direction with "Rabbit Hole."

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    Storming the Castle

    In just four films—two original and two adaptations—filmmaker Sofia Coppola has proved herself one of the most fascinating American auteurs working today.

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    The Actor's Roundtable

    The season's attention-getting performers including Robert Duvall, Ryan Gosling, Colin Firth, and Mark Ruffalo debate the roles of a lifetime, the movies they regret, and when it's okay to walk off a set.

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    Anything For 'Love'

    After more than 30 years in the business, Jim Carrey isn't done surprising people. His career highs continue with 'I Love You Phillip Morris.'

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    'Legacy' of the Future

    Meet Joseph Kosinski, the maestro behind "TRON: Legacy," the highly anticipated sequel to 1982's "TRON."

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    Drunk and Disorderly

    Nothing seems to please British actor Lesley Manville more than being told she bears no resemblance whatsoever to her characters.

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    A 'Certain' Something

    Lisa Gay Hamilton speaks candidly with Back Stage about the lessons she has learned from her time on "The Practice."

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    Young at Heart

    Even before his breakthrough role in Alexander Payne's "Sideways," the industry had caught on to Paul Giamatti.

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    Mother Loving

    Melissa Leo is earning raves for playing the brassy, controlling Alice, the mother of nine children, including boxers Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg) and Dickie Eklund (Christian Bale) in "The Fighter."